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" The fig-tree ; not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd... "
Paradise lost, a poem. With the life of the author [by E. Fenton]. - Page 215
by John Milton - 1800
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Hudibras, Volume 1

Samuel Butler - 1835
...Apocoloeyntosis. By this fig-tree the author perhaps means the wonderful bir or banian described by Milton. The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Dccan, spreads his arms, Braqching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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Vathek: An Arabian Tale. With Notes, Critical and Explanatory

William Beckford - 1836 - 396 pages
...—or Banian, to which the epithet of Inatulla most emphatically belongs. name: •" Tbefig-tree— not that kind for fruit renown'd; But such as at this day to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan, spreads her arms, Branching to broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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Oeuvres completes, Volume 36

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...counsel'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose The fig-tree, not lhat kind for fruit renown'd; But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1836 - 312 pages
...sit not, and reproach us as unclean. v/^^ So counsel'd he, and both together went Into the thicket wood; there soon they chose The fig-tree; not that kind for fruit renown'd, 1100 But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad...
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Le paradis perdu, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837 - 495 pages
...this new-comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean. " So counsel'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose...renown'd; But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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The spirit of the woods, by the author of 'The moral of flowers'.

Rebecca Hey - 1837
...or hymning sphere, Antl listening angels hush their harps to hear." THE BANYAN TKEE. FICUS INDICA. " The fig-tree (not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known,) In Malabar or Deccan spreads her arms, Brandling so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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Oeuvres complètes de m. le vicomte de Chateaubriand: Le Paradis Perdu de Milton

François-René vicomte de Chateaubriand - 1837
...this new-comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean. " So counsel'd he, and bolh together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd; Rut such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad...
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Paradis perdu: de Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1837
...Honte, ne siége pas là et ne nous « accuse pas comme impurs. » So counsel'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose The fig-tree, not that kiud for fruit renown^d; But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads hef...
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The Paradise Lost

1838 - 373 pages
...this new comer, Shame, There sit not, and reproach us as unclean. So counsell'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose...renown'd, But such as at this day, to Indians known, In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 1

John Mitford - 1838
...unclean. So counsel'd he, and both together went Into the thickest wood ; there soon they chose noo The figtree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as at this day to Indians known In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs...
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